Kyle Freeland will make the third start of his career tonight, and his second against Hyun-Jin Ryu. Freeland has pitched 10 2/3 innings this year with an ERA of 5.91. He's struck out eight and walked five.
Ryu has put up similar numbers thus far, striking out ten and walking three with an ERA of 5.79 in 9 1/3 innings.
There were some interesting moves for the Rockies prior to the game, infielder Pat Valaika was called up from Triple-A, with Raimel Tapia being demoted in his place.